Rare Diseases

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March 30, 2016 New compounds may aid in development of targeted therapies for a rare pediatric cancer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (March 30, 2016)—Two recently discovered compounds have shown promise in preclinical studies for treating Ewing sarcoma, a rare cancer that predominantly affects…

February 18, 2013 Van Andel Institute Begins "Pathway of Hope" Research Initiative in Rare Tumor Disorder

Grand Rapids, Mich. (February 18, 2013) – Researchers at Van Andel Institute (VAI) have embarked on a multi-faceted initiative to study tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), a…

January 22, 2013 Wells Fargo Foundation announces grant for Van Andel Institute study

$8,000 grant will support research of rare genetic disorders

St. Louis, January 22, 2013 – Wells Fargo Foundation announced recently an $8,000 grant awarded…